Archive for the ‘Abuse of authority’ Category

Another step towards sanctuary city status.

Minneapolis Ordinance Would Protect Immigrant Crime Victims PAMELA GELLER — DECEMBER 25, 2017 Yet, minorities who are crime victims are protected! Weren’t they already? This ordinance isn’t really necessary, as the Minneapolis police force, like all police forces everywhere, was already dedicated to protecting all victims of crime. This ordinance is designed to protect “immigrants […]

From the very start, this sounded like another Ruby Ridge or Waco snafu.

ENERGY    REPORT: Fed Agency Committed ‘Militaristic’ Operation Against Nevada Rancher TIM PEARCE Energy Reporter 5:16 PM 12/18/2017 An investigation into the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) handling of the 2014 Nevada standoff with rancher Cliven Bundy revealed “incredible bias,” widespread misconduct and likely illegal actions by the BLM. Prosecutors shared the report with the […]

Wow.

This mayor used a dead person’s identity to get a better parking space. Now she may lose her job. Davenport, Florida, Mayor Darlene Bradley was caught using handicapped parking placards belonging to people who had died years before. (Image source: City of Davenport and Polk County Sheriff’s Office) Aaron Colen STAFF WRITER What lengths would you […]

Legalized robbery? This is not the intended use of asset forfeiture and maybe its time it is outlawed for abusive agencies.

POLITICS U.S. Bureau Of Engraving And Printing Oversees Dollar Bill Production Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Wyoming Lawmakers Line Up Against Police Waiver Used To Take $92,000 At Traffic Stop ANDERS HAGSTROM Justice Reporter 8:21 AM 12/06/2017 When Wyoming police took Phil Parhamovich’s life savings at a single traffic stop, he had to wait months for […]

They don’t even sound like apologies to me.

OPINION EDITORIAL Al Franken’s unconvincing ‘apologies’ By Post Editorial Board November 24, 2017 | 7:46pm Modal Trigger AP Al Franken comes out of the world of show business, where scripts are constantly rewritten — so that’s probably why he’s just issued a fourth version of his attempt to explain sexual-harassment charges against him. But the […]

What the hell is a “Hate slur”? Only in Minnesota….

EDUCATION This is a close-up of vintage radio buttons and a tuner control panel (Shutterstock/MBR9292) College Calls Police On Student Who Said ‘Tranny’ On Radio ROB SHIMSHOCK Education Reporter 4:41 PM 11/18/2017 A university called the police on a student who used the word “tranny” on radio, kicking him and his co-host out of the […]

This story gets more interesting every day.

Gov. Investigating ‘Do You Know How Many Guys I Had To Blow’ State Police Cover-Up bySnarkyCop 19 hrs –edited Gov. Charlie Baker is reportedly furious over the current State Police corruption scandal and has launched an investigation. Boston, MA – Two troopers are now suing the Massachusetts State Police over senior command staff’s attempted cover-up […]

There is an old saying in police work. “If its not in the report, it didn’t happen”. The administrators should be disciplined, not the trooper.

Mass. state trooper claims he was forced to change DUI arrest record for judge’s daughter Fox News Massachusetts state tropper Ryan Sceviour, 29, claims he was forced to change the DUI arrest report of a local judge’s daughter.  (Boston 25) A Massachusetts state trooper is claiming that he was forced to alter an arrest record […]

How would you like to be targeted for persecution from a political machine?

Vern Buchanan rejects IRS apology on targeting, calls for prosecution of Lois Lerner by Joseph Lawler | Oct 30, 2017, 12:40 PM “Heads should roll and people should be held accountable for this gross abuse of power,” the chairman of the oversight subcommittee responsible for the IRS said. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Republicans are still not […]

A corrupt elected official giving favors in exchange for donations? Tell me it isn’t so….

New York mayor gave favors in exchange for campaign contributions, donor boasts in court Fox News New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. A major donor to New York City’s mayor testified Thursday that he gave money to Bill de Blasio’s campaign fund in exchange for access and favors. Jona Rechnitz, 34, a felon who […]